WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute expands pioneering Alzheimer’s treatment to wider region of the brain
Doctors with the WVU RNI monitor a clinical trial in action on Nanette Miller, a 54-year-old Alzheimer’s patient. (WVU Photo/ Greg Ellis)

WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute expands pioneering Alzheimer’s treatment to wider region of the brain

A hospital nurse for 33 years, Nanette Miller would call her husband Frank at the end of each shift to let him know she was…

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Dedicated workspaces improve quality of life during COVID-19 pandemic
When the novel coronavirus prompted universities to switch from in-person to online classes last spring, both students and professors had to adopt a new workspace: the home. Tina Antill Keener—a researcher with the WVU School of Nursing—explored how that switch affected nursing students and faculty. She found that having a dedicated workspace in the home was tied to better quality of life and more resilience. (WVU Photo)

Dedicated workspaces improve quality of life during COVID-19 pandemic

There’s no place like home, but because of COVID-19, many people are learning there’s no place like the classroom or the office, either. New research…

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WVU launches dashboard to track campus COVID-19 data
WVU School of Public Health Clinical Associate Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences member Michael McCawley uses the drive thru Covid -19 testing facilities at the WVU Coliseum parking lot made available to the WVU employee community, July 20, 2020. Permission has been granted to publish this image. (WVU Photo/Greg Ellis)

WVU launches dashboard to track campus COVID-19 data

West Virginia University launched a new public dashboard today (Aug. 3) to track and compile COVID-19 information collected during testing across the WVU System. As…

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Return of the zombie cicadas: WVU team unearths manipulative qualities of fungal-infected flyers
West Virginia University researchers were part of a team that discovered how Massospora, a parasitic fungus, manipulates male cicadas into flicking their wings like females – a mating invitation – which tempts unsuspecting male cicadas and infects them. (WVU Photo/Angie Macias)

Return of the zombie cicadas: WVU team unearths manipulative qualities of fungal-infected flyers

Mind games aren’t exclusive to humans.  Cicadas infected with the parasitic fungus Massospora unknowingly engage in trickery with their fellow insects, resulting in effective disease transmission, according…

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WVU Dental Care offers teledentistry for virtual patient visits
Dr. Lauren Yura Godwin, WVU School of Dentistry, speaks with a dental patient via telehealth. (WVU Photo)

WVU Dental Care offers teledentistry for virtual patient visits

West Virginia’s rural residents will have more access to dental care through teledentistry —the process of connecting dentists and patients online— provided by WVU Dental…

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Justice appoints Patrice Harris, reappoints two others to WVU Board of Governors
Gov. Jim Justice announced the appointment of Dr. Patrice Harris to the WVU Board of Governors today (July 24).

Justice appoints Patrice Harris, reappoints two others to WVU Board of Governors

A three-time West Virginia University graduate who has completed her term as the first African-American woman president of the American Medical Association will join the WVU Board of…

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